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  • How urban seasnakes lost their stripes

    
How urban seasnakes lost their stripes

    WATCH: Seasnakes are turning black because of pollution, a study in New Caledonia has shown, while the snakes in pristine waters retain their stripes. Corresponding author Prof Rick Shine explains the phenomenon in a video.

  • What did the mother of all flowers look like?

    What did the mother of all flowers look like?

    Researchers from 13 countries have reconstructed the evolution of flowers – only 140 million years old and the most diverse group of plants on Earth, which came into existence towards the end of the age of the dinosaurs.

  • Are artificial sweeteners counterproductive when dieting?

    Are artificial sweeteners counterproductive when dieting?

    Artificial sweeteners combined with a low-carb diet increases food consumption, research reveals. It expands on previous research that explained why artificial sweeteners increase feelings of hunger when consumed chronically.

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